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ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FY19 JOINT AND COMBINED WARFIGHTING SCHOOL (JCWS)

Date Signed: 10/11/2018
MARADMINS Number: 583/18

R 101656Z OCT 18
MARADMIN 583/18
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MM//
SUBJ/ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FY19 JOINT AND COMBINED WARFIGHTING SCHOOL (JCWS)//
REF/A/DODI 1300.19//
NARR/REF (A) IS DODI 1300.19 DOD JOINT OFFICER MANAGEMENT (JOM) PROGRAM EFFECTIVE 3 APRIL 2018.//
POC/B. T. EVERETT/MAJ/JOINT OFFICER MATTERS OFFICER (JOMO)/M&RA/HQMC/MMOA-3/TEL: (703)784-9211 EMAIL: BRIAN.EVERETT@USMC.MIL//
POC/M. M. MANIERI/ASSISTANT JOMO/M&RA/HQMC/MMOA-3/TEL: (703)784-9211 EMAIL: MATTHEW.MANIERI@USMC.MIL//
POC/MARK JERRY/MGYSGT/DEPUTY DIRECTOR/SENIOR ENLISTED ACADEMY/COLLEGE OF ENLISTED MILITARY EDUCATION/MARINE CORPS UNIVERSITY TEL: (703)432-5542 EMAIL: MARK.JERRY@USMC.MIL AND MCU_SEPME@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  Situation. The Joint Forces Staff College conducts a Joint and Combined Warfighting School (JCWS) ten-week resident curriculum. The Marine Corps is required to designate as a Joint Qualified Officer a sufficient number of quality officers that must have completed Joint Professional Military Education (JPME)  Phase II.
2. Mission. The Joint Forces Staff College will conduct this course at Norfolk, Virginia.
3. Execution
3.a.  Dates for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 courses are:
COURSE   SUBMISSION DEADLINE   REPORT       GRADUATION DATE
19-1     14 Nov 18             14 Jan 19    22 Mar 19
19-2      1 Feb 19             1  Apr 19     7 Jun 19
19-3     24 Apr 19             24 Jun 19    30 Aug 19
19-4     16 Jul 19             16 Sep 19    22 Nov 19
3.b.  Marine Corps allocations for each course are as follows:
19-1          14
19-2          10
19-3          14
19-4          11
3.c.  Major subordinate commands may nominate Marines in the grade of E-7/E-8/E-9/O-4/O-5/O-6 to attend the course in accordance with the above allocations.
3.d.  Course prerequisites (Officer and Enlisted)
3.d.1.  An active secret clearance, validated in the Joint Personnel Adjudication System is required. Marines who do not possess an active security clearance will not be accepted into the course due to classification of several classes.
3.d.2.  Must be in compliance with height/weight/physical  fitness test/combat fitness test standards.
3.d.3.  In the first year of (365 days), or en route to, a joint assignment or equivalent.
3.e.  Officer nominees must have completed JPME I credit from an Intermediate Service School, either Resident or Non-Resident.
3.f.  Senior enlisted prerequisites
3.f.1  Senior enlisted nominees should be in the functional area consistent with joint planning groups (occupational specialties: operations, intelligence, communications, logistics).
3.f.2.  Bachelors degree (accredited).
3.f.3.  Service professional military education (PME) complete for pay grade.
3.f.4.  JPME I credit from an Intermediate Service School (or attend Joint Transition Course one week prior to JCWS at JFSC in Norfolk, VA).
3.f.5.  Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military education (SEJPME) Course (distance education course offered by JKO) completed.
4.  Administration and Logistics
4.a.  Senior enlisted personnel submit a nomination package that includes the following:
4.a.1.  Nomination letter from the first Flag/General/SES officer in their chain-of-command.
4.a.2.  A one-page student biography or resume to include education and career history. An undergraduate transcript and a copy of the SJPME course completion certificate or JPME I certificate from an Intermediate Service School. Nomination package must be submitted 90 days prior to class date to JFSC Dean Academic Affairs (DAA). Final admissions authority rests with the JFSC Commandant. Fax or Mail nomination packages to:
Fax: (757) 443-6026
Mailing Address:
National Defense University - Joint Forces Staff College
Office of the Registrar, C-108
Normandy Hall, Bldg SC-1
7800 Hampton Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23511
4.a.3.  Forward required nominee information, identified above, to the appropriate joint matters email account.
4.b.  All officer applications must be submitted to the Joint Officer Matters Office, MMOA-3 no later than 60 days prior to the course convene date.
4.c.  All senior enlisted nominations must be received by the Joint Officer Matters Office, MMOA-3 no later than 90 days prior to the course convene date and 120 days prior to the course convene date to the Deputy Director, Senior Enlisted Academy.
4.d.  Students registered in MCTIMS who cannot attend a scheduled course must have their registration canceled within MCTIMS.
4.e.  Appropriation Data. Funding will be provided by TECOM Worldwide Travel.
4.f.  Prior to arriving, students must read and become familiar with all pre-requisites by JFSC.
5.  Command and Signal. Additional information is available on the MMOA-3 website at https:(slash)(slash)www.manpower.usmc.mil/webcenter/portal/OA6.
6.  This MARADMIN is not applicable to the Marine Corps Reserve.
7.  The POC for JPME courses with the Reserves may be reached at jointmatters.reserves@usmc.mil.
8.  Release authorized by MajGen Craig C. Crenshaw, Director, Manpower Management Division.//